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Celebrating Week of the Young Child – Music Monday

April 1, 2022

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)’s Week of the Young Child has begun! We are starting the week off with Music Monday. See the message below from NAEYC: “When children sing, dance, and listen to music, they develop their language and early literacy skills while being active and encouraging movement. Make up…

Roll Up & Enroll

March 11, 2022

We are so excited to see you tomorrow at the first Roll Up & Enroll event of the season! Application support staff will be available to help you start your application, assist you in uploading required documents, and answer questions about the 2022-23 school year and general questions about Durham PreK. Please be sure to…

Durham PreK Spotlight – February 2022

January 31, 2022

2022 is already off to an exciting start! The staff at Child Care Services Association, Durham’s Partnership for Children, Families and Communities Rising, Inc., and Durham Public Schools have been working tirelessly to prepare for the 2022-2023 application cycle. We have also been working on our current NC Pre-K and Durham PreK site selection process….

Celebrating Durham PreK Activities, Accomplishments, and the New Year!

December 3, 2021

Can you believe we are already approaching the New Year? Durham PreK classrooms have been working hard this year to learn, develop social skills, and prepare for kindergarten! Teachers and directors have also been dedicated to their professional development goals to support their high quality practices. Let’s check out some highlights from a few of…

Anuncio de la publicación del Plan de Acción para la Primera Infancia del condado de Durham

October 4, 2021

En el condado de Durham hay casi 35.000 niños de 0 a 8 años.  Creemos que todos y cada uno de los niños merecen crecer en una comunidad donde puedan PROSPERAR. Consulte las metas y estrategias compartidas para apoyar a las familias de Durham con niños pequeños en el Plan de Acción para la Primera…

Announcing the Release of Durham County’s Early Childhood Action Plan

October 4, 2021

There are nearly 35,000 children from birth through age 8 in Durham County. We believe each and every child deserves to grow up in a community where they can THRIVE. Check out Durham’s shared goals and strategies to support Durham’s families with young children in Durham’s Early Childhood Action Plan.  We encourage you to… Get…

NC Child Care Stabilization Grants

October 4, 2021

The North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants will be available soon through DCDEE to assist child care programs with the fixed costs of child care and compensation support for staff. This grant is available for all licensed private child care programs, family child care homes, and faith-based child care programs in North Carolina. The application for North Carolina…

New Online Hub Launches for Durham Families

October 1, 2021

Durham families now have a new resource at their fingertips! Nurturing Durham is an online hub designed to introduce families to free and low-cost programs available in our community to support them during a child’s early years – from the prenatal period through age 8. Fortunately, in Durham, there are many organizations offering a wide…

A Welcome from Durham PreK

September 13, 2021

A welcome from Dr. Linda Chappel, Sr. Vice President at CCSA for Triangle Area Child Care Resource and Referral and the project lead for Durham PreK Welcome back to school! We are excited to be working together in-person to serve our four-year-olds in supportive group learning environments, while following safety guidelines in the ChildCareStrongNC Public…

Family Resources for the New School Year

August 4, 2021

The new school year has begun, and we want to welcome you to the start of your pre-K experience in Durham. We are so excited to have you become part of our program, and we know your teachers are excited to get to know you and your family! School Year Resources Here are a few…

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